fulgurating

fulgurating

[fuhl-gyuh-rey-ting]
adjective Medicine/Medical.
(of pains) sharp and piercing.

Origin:
1670–80; fulgurate + -ing2

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fulgurate

[fuhl-gyuh-reyt]
verb (used without object), fulgurated, fulgurating.
1.
to flash or dart like lightning.
verb (used with object), fulgurated, fulgurating.
2.
Medicine/Medical. to destroy (especially an abnormal growth) by electricity.

Origin:
1670–80; < Latin fulgurātus, past participle of fulgurāre to flash, glitter, lighten, derivative of fulgur flash of lightning

fulguration, noun
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fulgurate (ˈfʌlɡjʊˌreɪt)
 
vb
rare (intr) to flash like lightning
 
[C17: from Latin fulgurāre, from fulgur lightning]
 
fulgurant
 
adj

fulgurating (ˈfʌlɡjʊˌreɪtɪŋ)
 
adj
1.  pathol (of pain) sudden and sharp; piercing
2.  surgery of or relating to fulguration

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fulgurating ful·gu·rat·ing (ful'gyə-rā'tĭng, -gə-, fŭl'-)
adj.
Lightninglike, especially of sudden shooting pain.

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